Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Missouri PDMP Bill – Are we almost there yet?

According to the National Safety Council, Missouri’s legislature is again mired in debate over implementation of a proposed prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). As a past Missouri native, this reluctance to implement a PDMP is distressing. PDMPs are databases designed to track prescribing and dispensing of controlled prescription drugs. Every state but Missouri currently has…
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Why Use Clinical Practice Guidelines?

CompAlliance received a letter from a petitioner's attorney requesting we provide our rationale for utilizing the clinical practice guidelines we currently use as "the National Guideline Clearinghouse has withdrawn approval."  In addition, the "guidelines are neither dictated nor mandated in Illinois." To answer the second part of this attorney's question, CompAlliance is URAC accredited.  URAC…
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